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10 Business Tasks Best-Suited For Notebooks And Tablets

Tablet and laptop technology has evolved to provide business users with comprehensive computing devices capable of handling almost any task. Tablets, however, are particularly suited to tasks such as presentations, while notebooks are the better choice for conducting research.

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BlackBerry 10 launch: By the numbers

BlackBerry, previously known as Research In Motion (RIM), launched the new BlackBerry 10 platform this morning. Here are the numbers you need to know.

January 30, 2013

There isn't enough of RIM to buy: analyst

Ahead of Research In Motion's (RIM) earnings on Thursday — where the company is expected to announce a painful quarter — one analyst has said that the BlackBerry maker has little to be desired by prospective buyers.

June 26, 2012

RIM cutting jobs in 'batches'

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is reportedly cutting jobs in "batches", in a bid to save as much as $1 billion by the end of the current fiscal year.

June 20, 2012

What shape is your email?

Mimecast has just released some new and interesting research: - The Shape of Email Report.The report itself is quite interesting, 500 IT Managers interviewed about their opinions on how employees in their organisation use email and the quality of their users inboxes - but what is probably more interesting is the fact that Mimecast has embarked on a rather daring adventure.

June 6, 2012

Nokia files suits against HTC, RIM and ViewSonic

Nokia has alleged that HTC, RIM and ViewSonic have infringed on 45 Nokia patents in lawsuits filed in the US and Germany.Nokia alleged on Wednesday that the companies have variously infringed on patents covering dual function antennas, power management and multimode radios, application stores, multitasking, navigation, conversational message display, dynamic menus, data encryption and retrieval of email attachments on a mobile device.

May 2, 2012 by

RIM's BlackBerry 10: I'm not a believer

Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry World confab has a familiar ring to it: an introduction of a new platform that will represent a comeback for the company.

May 1, 2012

Ex-RIM co-chief tried to reinvent BlackBerry

Jim Balsillie, who recently resigned as co-chief of Research In Motion, tried to convince executives that the BlackBerry maker needed a significant shift in strategy to succeed.The former co-chief executive of RIM wanted to allow "major wireless companies in North America and Europe" to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices that was routed through RIM's network, according to a Reuters report on Friday.

April 13, 2012 by

RIM launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion

Research In Motion has rolled out its mobile device management software — BlackBerry Mobile Fusion — in a bid to manage Apple iOS and Android devices in the enterprise. What's unclear is whether Mobile Fusion can get RIM into the bring-your-own-device wave via the backdoor.

April 3, 2012

RIM exec visits Australia on NFC mission

Frank Maduri is Research In Motion's (RIM) senior director for Mobile Wallet, and is currently in Australia to address Terrapin's annual Cards and Payments Conference in Sydney. His side mission, however, is to meet with various local near-field communications (NFC) stakeholders to drive adoption and form partnerships for the future of the BlackBerry NFC ecosystem.

March 19, 2012 by

Enterprise smartphones a three-way tie - Forrester

The top three smartphone operating systems were in a three-way tie, according to global research from US-based Forrester. In its survey, Android led the market with 27 percent, followed by RIM BlackBerry at 26 percent and Apple's iOS at 24 percent, "as of the fall of 2011".

January 30, 2012 by

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